A MYSTERY OF NEW ORLEANS: SOLVED BY NEW METHODS. Holcombe.

A MYSTERY OF NEW ORLEANS: SOLVED BY NEW METHODS. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1890. 12mo, pp. [1-2] [1-2] 3 [4] 5 [6] 7-332 [333-334: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original decorated brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, brown coated endpapers. First edition. A occult mystery story about "new metaphysics" and the activities of Dr. Hypolite Meissonier, a mesmerist who has achieved long distance "tyrannic control" of his subjects. According to Dr. Holcombe, this story illustrates "new discoveries in physio-psychology." Hubin (1994), p. 408. Wright (III) 2699. Bookplate of Evelyn E. Hoff affixed to the front paste-down. Cloth worn at edges, hairline cracks along inner hinges solidly but somewhat ineptly repaired, a sound, good copy. (#151887).

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